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The British Experience. Part Four
"Here is another chance to test your knowledge of Britain's traditions, history, famous people and places. The best of British luck to you!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Each part of the UK maintains their own identity and have their own national costumes, flags and symbols.
What part of the UK do you specifically associate with clans and tartan?
Many sports have been devised in the UK and spread around the world. Some are better known than others.
What British sport do you associate with the terms - Silly Mid On, Short Square Leg , Slip and Gully?
Gurning is a British tradition that supposedly dates back to 1267. It takes place in the northwest of England.
What is the best description of gurning?
Poll vaulting over the river Gurn
Contestants bend steel bars over their heads
Pulling ugly faces
A raw egg eating competition
The Severn Bridge, a major route linking two British countries, was opened in 1966.
Which two parts of the UK would you travel between on this bridge that crosses the estuary of the river Severn near Bristol?
Scotland and England
Scotland and Wales
Wales and Northern Ireland
Wales and England
The British Royal Family is well known for its love of hunting, shooting and fishing.
But in 1976, one member of the family competed at the Olympic Games, the first British royal to do so.
Who is the royal sporting star?
Queen Elizabeth II
In the 17th century the Pilgrim Fathers left England and set sail for North America. They planned to make the voyage aboard two ships. After setting sail, problems made them return to port and all boarded the Mayflower for the crossing.
What was the name of the second unseaworthy ship that failed to make the crossing?
A baby boy born in the English city of Bristol in 1904 was to go on to become movie icon. He was given the birth name Archibald Leach. By what name did this movie star become known to the world?
The Highland Games are held annually in the Highlands of Scotland. The contestants perform many heavy athletic events testing their strength and skill. One of the events at the Scottish Highland Games is "Caber Tossing".
What is involved in Tossing the Caber?
Playing heads or tails with drain covers
Throwing a large tree trunk
Tossing whisky barrels over a bar
Throwing a dirk (dagger) at the effigy of an Englishman
If a Brit had a "spotted dick" what would you expect them to do with it?
The British policeman, with his with navy blue uniform and pointed helmet, is part of a typical British scene. Although the sight of a village "Bobby" cycling around his patch, or a town police officer pounding the beat is not as common as it used to be. You may have noticed I said "Bobby", this is just one of the names used for a British policeman.
Which of these is NOT a term used by Brits when referring to the boys in blue?
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Compiled Dec 13 12